Chris Schluep
Chris Schluep
Chris spent more than a dozen years editing books in New York before moving west. He reads all the time, but there are certainly worse ways to make a living. Chris lives in Seattle with his wife, his two sons, and a cat named Little. Aside from reading, he enjoys fishing, writing, and cooking.

Recent posts by Chris


Why Are These Two Novels So Popular?

Two novels have taken their place on our best seller list for more than a year. What is it about The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah and All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr that has made them so successful?

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The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of March

There are some heavy hitters in our picks for the Best Mystery, Thriller & Suspense of March, headlined by our Best of the Month pick, Harlan Coben's Fool Me Once. Here are a few highlights: Fool Me Once by Harlan...

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Books to Read for All the Right Reasons

I’m going to admit something difficult. I watch ABC’s "The Bachelor."

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2016 PEN/Faulkner Finalists for Fiction Announced

The 2016 Pen/Faulkner finalists for fiction have been announced. Here are the finalists.

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2015 Nebula Award Finalists Announced

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America recently announced their Nebula Award and Andre Norton Award finalists.

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Michael Connelly and Season Two of "Bosch"

I reached out to Michael Connelly to get his take on the new season on Amazon Prime.

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Music Exec LA Reid on Artistry, the Music Biz, What Makes a Star, and More

This month, music exec LA Reid came out with his memoir Sing to Me: My Story of Making Music, Finding Magic, and Searching for Who's Next. If you're a music fan with any interest in how things work behind the scenes (and most of us are), you'll find this to be a fascinating read. Here's a list of some of the the artists L.A. Reid has worked with: Usher, TLC, Outkast, Sean "Puffy" Combs, Justin Bieber, Jay Z, Mariah Carey, Jennifer Lopez, Kanye, Pink, and Rihanna.

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100 Leadership & Success Books to Read in a Lifetime

This morning the Amazon editors released their list of 100 Leadership & Success Books to Read in a Lifetime. This is the seventh 100 Books list, and our goal with this one was to compose a list of books that...

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The Best Business Books of February

This month's best business books lineup is an embarrassment of riches. Here are the top four best-selling books in the Best Business Books of February.

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Umberto Eco Dead at 84

Author and philosopher Umberto Eco died today in Italy. He was 84 years old. Eco, who held the position of Professor Emeritus at Bologna University at the time of his death, was the author of seven novels. The first of...

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